The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 64 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing MS Office 258 256 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.03% 4.19% 4.81%
As % of the Applications category 31.50% 34.22% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 227 185 300
Median salary £29,750 £30,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.83% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £20,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,700 £29,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+2.41% -
MS Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
819 748 1149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 12.78% 12.25% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 698 603 971
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MS Office
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MS Office across the North West region.

MS Office Salary Trend in the North West

MS Office
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MS Office across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

MS Office Salary Histogram in the North West

MS Office
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 124 £31,250 -21.87% 21
Cheshire +20 62 £23,750 +3.71% 8
Merseyside -1 51 £35,000 +64.70% 4
Lancashire -19 16 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Cumbria +4 3 £25,000 -54.54%
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 368 (73.75%) Microsoft
2 277 (55.51%) MS Excel
3 220 (44.09%) Windows
4 132 (26.45%) Active Directory
5 127 (25.45%) ITIL
6 112 (22.44%) SQL
7 111 (22.24%) SQL Server
8 88 (17.64%) Windows 7
9 86 (17.23%) Finance
10 83 (16.63%) Windows Server
11 78 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
11 78 (15.63%) Degree
12 76 (15.23%) MS PowerPoint
13 67 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
13 67 (13.43%) PRINCE2
14 65 (13.03%) SLA
15 62 (12.42%) SharePoint
16 60 (12.02%) VMware
17 58 (11.62%) Service Management
17 58 (11.62%) Windows Server 2008
18 56 (11.22%) MS Exchange
19 49 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
20 48 (9.62%) Office 365
20 48 (9.62%) TCP/IP
21 44 (8.82%) Linux
22 43 (8.62%) Service Delivery
22 43 (8.62%) Programme Management
22 43 (8.62%) PowerShell
23 41 (8.22%) SCCM
24 40 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 62 (12.42%) SharePoint
2 56 (11.22%) MS Exchange
3 35 (7.01%) IIS
4 22 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (2.61%) Apache
7 10 (2.00%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.40%) CMS
8 7 (1.40%) WordPress
9 6 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.00%) Confluence
11 4 (0.80%) CICS
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.60%) SAS
12 3 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 277 (55.51%) MS Excel
2 76 (15.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (5.01%) Acrobat
4 22 (4.41%) Camtasia
5 21 (4.21%) Snagit
6 20 (4.01%) MS Visio
7 15 (3.01%) MS Project
8 3 (0.60%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.60%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.00%) Line 50
2 5 (1.00%) Sage X3
2 5 (1.00%) Visualfiles
3 4 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.60%) Cognos Controller
4 3 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.40%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.40%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.20%) Magento
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.62%) Office 365
2 20 (4.01%) IaaS
3 18 (3.61%) PaaS
4 15 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (1.60%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.00%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.40%) G Suite
8 2 (0.40%) GitHub
9 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 48 (9.62%) TCP/IP
2 35 (7.01%) DNS
3 31 (6.21%) Firewall
4 30 (6.01%) VoIP
5 29 (5.81%) VPN
6 27 (5.41%) LAN
6 27 (5.41%) WAN
7 24 (4.81%) SAN
8 22 (4.41%) DHCP
9 19 (3.81%) HTTP
10 14 (2.81%) Intranet
11 11 (2.20%) Internet
12 8 (1.60%) Skype
12 8 (1.60%) VLAN
12 8 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (1.40%) FTP
14 6 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (1.20%) Wireless
15 5 (1.00%) MPLS
16 4 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (22.24%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (5.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (4.01%) MySQL
7 16 (3.21%) MS Access
8 14 (2.81%) Relational Database
9 13 (2.61%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.60%) DTS
10 8 (1.60%) Power BI
11 5 (1.00%) DB2
11 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.80%) QlikView
12 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (4.41%) JIRA
2 19 (3.81%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.20%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (0.80%) Fiddler
4 4 (0.80%) Firebug
4 4 (0.80%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.80%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.80%) JMeter
4 4 (0.80%) LoadRunner
4 4 (0.80%) The Grinder
4 4 (0.80%) Toad
5 3 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.20%) Hudson
7 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 86 (17.23%) Finance
2 25 (5.01%) Billing
3 23 (4.61%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.41%) German Language
5 21 (4.21%) French Language
5 21 (4.21%) Legal
6 16 (3.21%) Marketing
7 13 (2.61%) Retail
8 10 (2.00%) Banking
8 10 (2.00%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.80%) Law
10 7 (1.40%) Advertising
11 6 (1.20%) Brand Awareness
12 4 (0.80%) Games
13 2 (0.40%) Back Office
13 2 (0.40%) Danish Language
13 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.40%) Norwegian Language
13 2 (0.40%) Publishing
13 2 (0.40%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 136 (27.25%) Analyst
2 49 (9.82%) IT Support
3 43 (8.62%) Support Analyst
4 40 (8.02%) Developer
5 35 (7.01%) 2nd Line Support
6 33 (6.61%) Support Engineer
7 27 (5.41%) IT Analyst
8 26 (5.21%) Applications Support
8 26 (5.21%) Coordinator
8 26 (5.21%) Trainer
9 23 (4.61%) Support Technician
10 22 (4.41%) 1st Line Support
11 20 (4.01%) IT Engineer
11 20 (4.01%) IT Support Analyst
11 20 (4.01%) Service Analyst
12 19 (3.81%) Administrator
13 17 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (3.41%) DBA
13 17 (3.41%) IT Support Engineer
14 16 (3.21%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.61%) .NET
2 19 (3.81%) jQuery
3 18 (3.61%) HTML
4 17 (3.41%) ASP.NET
5 16 (3.21%) CSS
6 13 (2.61%) Web Services
7 11 (2.20%) XML
8 10 (2.00%) Ajax
9 7 (1.40%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (1.40%) SOAP
10 3 (0.60%) FIXML
10 3 (0.60%) J2EE
10 3 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.60%) XHTML
10 3 (0.60%) XSL
11 2 (0.40%) 802.1X
11 2 (0.40%) OLE
12 1 (0.20%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 78 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.61%) Management Information System
3 31 (6.21%) Data Centre
4 25 (5.01%) NHS
5 20 (4.01%) BYOD
5 20 (4.01%) Video Conferencing
6 18 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.61%) iPad
7 17 (3.41%) Driving Licence
8 16 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.00%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.80%) iSeries
10 9 (1.80%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.60%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.60%) Social Media
12 7 (1.40%) Blog
12 7 (1.40%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.40%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 220 (44.09%) Windows
2 88 (17.64%) Windows 7
3 83 (16.63%) Windows Server
4 58 (11.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (8.82%) Linux
6 34 (6.81%) Windows 10
7 28 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (4.81%) Windows 8
8 24 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (3.41%) Unix
10 16 (3.21%) OpenVMS
10 16 (3.21%) Solaris
11 15 (3.01%) CentOS
11 15 (3.01%) Windows XP
12 14 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (2.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 9 (1.80%) Android
14 9 (1.80%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.00%) VMS
16 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (25.45%) ITIL
2 67 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (13.43%) PRINCE2
3 58 (11.62%) Service Management
4 43 (8.62%) Programme Management
4 43 (8.62%) Service Delivery
5 39 (7.82%) ITSM
6 38 (7.62%) Data Protection
7 37 (7.41%) Change Management
8 32 (6.41%) Project Management
9 30 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (5.61%) Case Management
11 25 (5.01%) ETL
12 24 (4.81%) SDLC
13 20 (4.01%) Service Design
13 20 (4.01%) Web Development
14 19 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (3.81%) ITIL V3
15 16 (3.21%) CRM
16 15 (3.01%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (22.44%) SQL
2 43 (8.62%) PowerShell
3 30 (6.01%) JavaScript
4 29 (5.81%) C
5 27 (5.41%) C#
5 27 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 23 (4.61%) VBA
7 18 (3.61%) VBScript
8 15 (3.01%) Python
9 13 (2.61%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.80%) PHP
11 5 (1.00%) VB
12 4 (0.80%) COBOL
12 4 (0.80%) JCL
13 2 (0.40%) Delphi
13 2 (0.40%) Pascal
13 2 (0.40%) Perl
13 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.20%) C++
14 1 (0.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 78 (15.63%) Degree
2 35 (7.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (4.61%) MOS
4 18 (3.61%) MCSA
5 17 (3.41%) MCP
6 15 (3.01%) CCNA
6 15 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.81%) MCT
8 12 (2.40%) MCSE
9 11 (2.20%) ISEB
10 9 (1.80%) SC Cleared
10 9 (1.80%) Security Cleared
11 7 (1.40%) HNC
11 7 (1.40%) HND
12 6 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.00%) MCITP
13 5 (1.00%) MCTS
14 4 (0.80%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.80%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (13.03%) SLA
2 11 (2.20%) QA
3 6 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) GMP
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 132 (26.45%) Active Directory
2 49 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.61%) VMware Workstation
5 9 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (1.20%) vSphere
7 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (1.00%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.40%) XenApp
9 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.20%) NDS
10 1 (0.20%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 41 (8.22%) SCCM
2 22 (4.41%) AirWatch
3 10 (2.00%) WSUS
4 7 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.00%) PaperCut
6 4 (0.80%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.80%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.80%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.60%) Puppet
8 2 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.40%) SCOM
8 2 (0.40%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 368 (73.75%) Microsoft
2 60 (12.02%) VMware
3 40 (8.02%) Cisco
4 34 (6.81%) Citrix
5 30 (6.01%) Adobe
6 27 (5.41%) iManage
7 22 (4.41%) HP
8 20 (4.01%) Intel Security
9 17 (3.41%) NetApp
9 17 (3.41%) Oracle
10 15 (3.01%) Computacenter
11 14 (2.81%) Dell
12 12 (2.40%) Google
13 11 (2.20%) Apple
13 11 (2.20%) Talend
14 10 (2.00%) IBM
14 10 (2.00%) Sage
14 10 (2.00%) Symantec
15 9 (1.80%) Avaya
16 7 (1.40%) SAP
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